Pauline E. Leary

Articles

Optimized Explosives Analysis Using Portable Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry for Battlefield Forensics

May 01, 2020

When explosives are encountered on the battlefield, the use of portable GC–MS is valuable for the detection and confirmatory identification of pre- and post-detonation threats. In addition, this technique provides information about the source of explosives based on the detection and identification of trace-level chemicals in the sample. The data presented here confirm this capability.

Detection and Sourcing of Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Products and Consumer Goods

August 01, 2009

The authors discuss the use of vibrational spectroscopy to differentiate an authentic article from a counterfeit one throughout a product's lifecycle, from component receipt at the site of manufacture, to product receipt by the end user.